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Zone 92021 | nature nut added on September 11, 2016 | Answered

How do I get those tiny flies or gnats out of the soil in my planters?

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Answered on September 12, 2016

Those are probably fungus gnats. See this article for what to do:


This technique would probably work if you want to kill off the gnats before planting in the planters:


If the soil isn't in the planters yet, you could solarize it inside a black trash bag.

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